Gehrig, 9 yrs old reeled in 20lb Chinook all by himself! It was awesome!!!

9 year old reels in 20lb. by himself!

It was the saturday before Labor Day weekend. The rain coulnd't stop Gehrig from heading to Bonneville Oregon and getting the first bite of the day. The fishing day was looking kind of grim for us and all others out there by the Bonneville Dam when all of a sudden, the sound every fisherman loves to hear......Wwwwwhhhhhhiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiizzzzzzzzz! The line went down almost to the water and there it was......Gehrig's Walter! "HA!" Gehrig says "I will getcha! Don't you worry!" Sure enough, Gehrig reeled it in all by himself with no trouble at all. feeling so proud, we snapped a few pictures. And when asked what his favorite part of getting the fish in he said "whacking him on the head!" The final hurrah before the lights went out on Walter! Thanks to Gehrig we are now enjoying smoked salmon!

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Anonymous says ... on Monday, Sep 21 at 2:40 PM

Good job Gehrig.

Andrea Hathorne says ... on Saturday, Sep 12 at 8:20 AM

Way to go Gehrig, I am so proud of you... Wish I could have been there to see you reel that "BIG BOY" in!

Jennifer Mabee says ... on Friday, Sep 11 at 10:23 PM

You go boy!!!! Awesome looking fish looks bigger then you!

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